Saturday December 28, 1996

US date format: 12/28/1996, UK date format: 28/12/1996

The day of the week was Saturday, under the astrological sign of Capricorn (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on December 28, 1996).

Famous birthdays on this day include Miyu Yoshimoto and Tanguy Ndombele.

The number one song in US was Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton.

Retroactive, directed by Louis Morneau, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1996 while The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bogey Dead 6 or Archimedean Dynasty.

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Famous Birthdays | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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December 28, 1996 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

If December 28, 1996 is your birthday you are 26 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on December 28.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Retroactive

Retroactive

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Louis Morneau

Starring: Jim Belushi, Kylie Travis, Shannon Whirry, Frank Whaley

Dinosaur Valley Girls

Dinosaur Valley Girls

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Donald F. Glut

Starring: Jeff Rector, William Marshall, Griffin Drew, Harrison Ray

I'm Not Rappaport

I'm Not Rappaport

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Herb Gardner

Starring: Walter Matthau, Ossie Davis, Amy Irving, Craig T. Nelson

Little Witches

Little Witches

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Jane Simpson

Starring: Mimi Rose, Sheeri Rappaport, Jennifer Rubin, Jack Nance

Scream

Scream

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 28, 1996?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  2. - I Believe I Can Fly
  3. - Don't Let Go (Love)
  4. - No Diggity
  5. - Nobody

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam")
  2. - Un-Break My Heartyoutube
  3. - Nobody
  4. - Don't Let Go (Love)
  5. - Pony

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Trapecista
  2. - Asi Como Te Conoci
  3. - No Pude Enamorarme Mas
  4. - Palomita Blanca
  5. - El Principe
Sport Games on December 28, 1996

Sport Games on December 28, 1996


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Washington Bullets : 86 - 97
  • Boston Celtics - Sacramento Kings : 96 - 126
  • Charlotte Hornets - Detroit Pistons : 75 - 97
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Chicago Bulls : 97 - 102
  • Denver Nuggets - Minnesota Timberwolves : 96 - 103
See all Basketball game results of December 28, 1996

NFL

American Football
  • Jacksonville Jaguars - Buffalo Bills : 30 - 27
  • Minnesota Vikings - Dallas Cowboys : 15 - 40
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Man City : 2 - 0
  • Bolton - Southend : 3 - 1
  • Charlton - Wolves : 0 - 0
  • Dundee - East Fife : 6 - 0
  • Huddersfield - Ipswich : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 28, 1996

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burnley - Gillingham : 5 - 1
  • Crewe - Bournemouth : 2 - 0
  • Preston - Bristol City : 0 - 2
  • Rotherham - Bury : 1 - 1
  • Shrewsbury - York : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 28, 1996

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Release year: 1996

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies

Release year: 1996

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

L.A. Heat

L.A. Heat

Release year: 1996

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

If December 28, 1996 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1996?

  • LIFE: The Virgin Mary
  • Time: Inset: photos (L-R): Phil Bray-Miramax; Michele Gregolin-Reuters; Chris Buck-Outline; Steve Sands-Ou
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9566
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.359360
  • Wired: Wired - December, 1996

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman

The Fallen Man

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The remains of a murder victim whose bones have remained undiscovered for over a decade lie on a ledge below Ship Rock mountain's peak. A sniper's bullet kills a harmless canyon guide who has traveled three hundred miles across the …

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

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Sometimes a love story captures our hearts so much that it becomes more than just a story. It becomes an experience we will never forget. The Notebook is one such book.

Dogbert'S Top Secret Management Handbook by Scott Adams

Dogbert'S Top Secret Management Handbook

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Hinter closed doors in corporate management lies a manifesto that is so devious, so subtle, and so diabolic. It has the power to turn normal people into paradigm-spewing zombies.

Airframe by Michael Crichton

Airframe

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This extraordinary thriller is by the same author as Jurassic Park, Timeline and Sphere. It concerns airline safety, business intrigue and a deadly cover up. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff

Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

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There are many ways to describe a woman: mother, daughter, friend, student, professional... Each of us is unique and special, but we all share a common bond.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bogey Dead 6

Bogey Dead 6

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action, Simulation

Publisher: JP Asmik Ace Entertainment; NA SCEA; EU SCEE

Archimedean Dynasty

Archimedean Dynasty

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Submarine Flight simulator

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

Chaos Seed

Chaos Seed

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Sega Saturn

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Taito

Persona

Persona

Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing, Social simulation

Publisher: JP Atlus, ASCII Corporation; NA Atlus; EU Koei, Ghostlight, Sega, Square Enix, NIS America, Zen United

The Adventures of Lomax

The Adventures of Lomax

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: 2D platformer

Publisher: Psygnosis

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 28, 1996?

On December 28, 1996 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is December 28, 1996?

On December 28, 1996 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 28, 1996?

On December 28, 1996 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 28, 1996?

On December 28, 1996 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 28, 1996?

On December 28, 1996 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 28, 1996?

On December 28, 1996 several famous people were born including, Miyu Yoshimoto, Tanguy Ndombele, Yuriy Natarov.